Today’s post illustrates a pretty cool application of SQL Server’s built-in XML and XQuery support, used to parse parenthesis-delimited expressions. You may want to get your reading glasses on for this one..
Processing order of a T-SQL statement
There are three different perspectives when you look at a T-SQL statement; the way it’s written, the way it’s evaluated, and the way it’s executed. They’re all important to understand, for different reasons.